Best Public Schools in Stony Brook, NY


The city of Stony Brook, New York is home to two public schools that are part of the Three Village Central School District, which is ranked 108 out of 866 school districts in New York and has a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger. The schools serve students from elementary through middle school grades.

Robert Cushman Murphy Junior High School stands out as a top-performing school, ranking in the top 12.4% of middle schools in New York. Its students significantly outperform the state average on New York State Assessments, with 61.63% proficient or better in 7th grade ELA and 83.33% proficient or better in 8th grade Math. The school also has a low chronic absenteeism rate of 8.3% and spends $27,598 per student, which is significantly higher than the $20,772 spent per student at William Sidney Mount Elementary School.

While William Sidney Mount Elementary School performs well overall, ranking in the top 23.5% of elementary schools statewide, it does not stand out as strongly as the junior high school. Its student performance on state assessments is above the state average but below the district average in most grade levels, and it has a slightly higher free/reduced lunch rate of 17.22% compared to 17.69% at the junior high school. The significant difference in spending per student between the two schools is noteworthy and warrants further investigation.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the WNYC and the New York State Department of Health and the NY State Education Department.

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